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Best VS Code extensions?

Amy Hudspith
CompSci Student, particularly interested in Cyber
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I'm setting up VS Code and would love some recs for useful extensions.
Drop them down below πŸ˜„

Discussion (7)

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Benjamin Grand • Edited
  • ApexSQL Database
  • Better Comments
  • Bracket Pair Colorizer 2
  • Code Spell Checker
  • Debugger for Chrome
  • DotENV
  • EditorConfig for VS Code
  • ESLint
  • GitLens (Git supercharged)
  • Javascript Booster
  • Material Icon Theme
  • npm
  • npm Intellisense
  • Package Json Upgrade
  • Path Intellisense
  • Prettier - Code formatter
  • REST Client
  • stylelint

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what languages will you be working with?

here are a few general suggestions:

  • bracket pair colorizer ( this one changed my life )
  • markdown all in one
  • remote - ssh
  • terminal
  • todo tree
  • visual studio intellicode
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I really like Error Lens. It shows the error message inline so you don't even have to hover over the error. A slight drawback is that it only shows the first line of the error message, so any longer errors you still have to hover. But for a lot of errors it's still nice..

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Warren Dugan

"recommendations": [

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Nitesh Sawant

Also few other extensions like

  • rainbow indent
  • live server
  • gitlens
  • project manager

Are super helpful

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David Ricardo

The only extension that I used was "live server" and it was so useful.

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Hardik Chopra